The Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar



Welcome to The Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar (AKHW&C) site.

The Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar (AKHW&C) was established in 1924 as the Janbai Maternity Home. The hospital was integrated with the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) in 2010 with the intent to make a high quality based integrated health system available to more patients in the different areas of Karachi. Today it is an ISO 9001:2015 ​ certified community hospital providing safe and quality medical care for women and children in the hospital and the entire family in our visiting clinics. Under this set up, patients can benefit as referral to our other doctors, hospitals, medical and diagnostic centres is an easy and seamless process.

The hospital is in a historic building, located in the densely populated area of old Karachi near the Karachi port, fondly referred to as the Janbai Maternity Home. It is comprised of two campuses across from each other separated by a single road: (i) Janbai Building where the general patient wards, private rooms, operating rooms, diagnostics and pharmacy can be found (inpatients) (ii) The Aga Khan Diagnostic Centre where the clinics, laboratory and diagnostics for visiting patients (outpatients) is located.

Our teams of highly qualified, trained and experienced doctors, nurses, technicians and administrative staff is equipped to provide compassionate care, diagnosis and treatment for expecting mothers, manage labour and delivery, as well as deal with women’s health and children’s health issues (inpatients). Our services are advanced, safe and effective and we have medical and general surgical facilities that support normal, painless normal, instrumental and caesarean section deliveries.

Our visiting clinics (outpatients) are offered in multiple specialties and are available for men, women and children of all ages, who wish to see a consultant doctor for a general or specific illness.

The hospital has a central pharmacy that supplies quality medicines, as well as diagnostic and laboratory facilities that offer services to all patients, including those that are admitted and those visiting our clinics.

The Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar (AKHW&C) has a 24/7 Urgent Care Service for pregnant mothers, women and children.

The Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar (AKHW&C) goes to great lengths to ensure our medical care meets international standards and we make patient s​​afety and satisfaction a priority. In addition, we offer our medical services to patients at subsidised rates. And for those patients who really cannot pay and are eligible, can receive welfare support and or assistance from the Zakat programme​, which is in place to ensure that our quality services are accessible to all members of society irrespective of race, religion or background.

Clinical and Hospital Information

Urgent Care (for women and children).

Adults (Outpatients)

Children Clinics  (Paediatric Outpatients)

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Hospital Services

Food and Nutrition Services

Visitor Timings

Payment Location

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Timings: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location: The Aga Khan Diagnostic Centre

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Call: +92 21-33100007 / 32526315

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Laboratory Services

Clinical Imaging (Radiology) Services

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Places to Eat

Hospital Cafeteria          

Location: Ground floor, Paediatric Building, (Children’s Building)

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.     (Mon – Sat)
7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.     (Sun and Public Holidays)

Call: +92 21 33100007 / 32526315

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All our medicines are stored in a controlled temperature environment to maintain the therapeutic effect. We are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our pharmacists are highly trained to provide complete information on how to best take your medicines. We have the facility to prepare special drug formulations for patients if requested by their doctors.

Location and Timings:

Jenabai Pharmacy (24 hours everyday)

Diagnostic Centre Pharmacy (10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.) (Mon – Sat, Closed on Sun and Public Holidays)

Call: +92 21 33100007 / 32526315

Physiotherapy services are available for admitted and visiting patients.  Our qualified physiotherapists are equipped with sophisticated modalities to provide expert physiotherapy for patients following a surgery and as advised by the doctor.

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.  (Mon, Thu)                                                      
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  (Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat)                                                      

Call: +92 21 33100007 / 32526315

Hospital Entrance Gates and Drop off Points



Safety and Security

Information Services

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Nutrition services are available for admitted and visiting patients. Patients can request a Nutritional Assessment and Screening offered by our Registered Dietician. Adults and children requiring an assessment for obesity or mal nourishment can be seen at this clinic and be appropriately advised.

Timings: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  (Tue, Thu)

Call: +92 21 33100007 / 32526315

Day care surgeries are offered for the following services, but not limited to:

  • General Surgeries (e.g. uncomplicated hernia repair, fissures, removal of cysts, lumps etc.)

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecological (Labour and Delivery, Women’s Health, e.g. D&C (dilation and extraction)

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